Principle and Pattern of Submission, Part Two
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Principle and Pattern of Submission, Part Two

From Series: Standing Firm in Shaky Times, Volume 2

1 Peter 2:13-25  (ID: 1472)

How can Christians live distinctive lives in a secular culture? Peter addresses this question specifically as it relates to submitting to earthly authority. Our freedom is conditioned by our responsibility to show respect to everyone, love our fellow believers, and fear God, who calls us to be good citizens. Alistair Begg reminds Christians that there will always be those who seek to destroy our faith, but we are to respond by doing good out of obedience to God.

Submission to Authority

13Be subject for the Lord's sake to every human institution,2 whether it be to the emperor3 as supreme,

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Scripture taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Copyright ©2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Text provided by the Crossway Bibles Web Service.

Alistair Begg
Alistair Begg is Senior Pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Bible teacher on Truth For Life, which is heard on the radio and online around the world.